The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald:|
acre of deep, pungent roses, and a snub-nosed motor-boat that bumped
the tide offshore.
"It belonged to Demaine, the oil man." He turned me around again,
politely and abruptly. "We'll go inside."
We walked through a high hallway into a bright rosy-colored space,
fragilely bound into the house by French windows at either end.
The windows were ajar and gleaming white against the fresh grass
outside that seemed to grow a little way into the house. A breeze
blew through the room, blew curtains in at one end and out the other
like pale flags, twisting them up toward the frosted wedding-cake of
the ceiling, and then rippled over the wine-colored rug, making a
The Great Gatsby